|Wilson Beekeepers offers beginning beekeeping class|
|Wednesday, December 23, 2009|
Do you remember Grandpa keeping bees when you were a child?
Have you been thinking about keeping bees to help your garden? Well, the Wilson County Beekeepers Association will be offering a three-night course in beginning beekeeping. This class will be from 7 until 9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center/Wilson County Fairgrounds in the Education. Tuesday and Wednesday night will be a classroom setting with valuable information and Thursday will be a hands-on program in building a complete beehive ready to use.
The cost of the three-night class will be $25 per person or $45 per couple. This cost will include a one-year membership in the WCBA, a one-year membership in the Tennessee Beekeepers Association and a copy of “Beekeeping for Dummies.”
The first meeting of 2010 for WCBA is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in the West Building at the Ward Ag Center. As always, the meetings are open to the public, and you are more than welcome to attend.